Roger Glover and others gathered to tell the tale of… well, a musical adaptation of illustrator Alan Aldridge and poet William Plomer’s ‘The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast,’ a delightful tale that combined semi-psychedelic intent and art into one of the most enduring childrens’ books of the age.
Five CDs round up what is surely the last word on the Dolls’ unreleased archive, at least so far as listenable artifacts are concerned.
The question is not “why is there so much bad music out there?” The question is, “why has so much of it made its way into your record collection?”
The Bordellos Debt Sounds (thebordellos3.bandcamp. com/releases) It’s taken ten years for this to get a proper release… ten years since the Bordellos spent ten consecutive Friday nights laying down seventeen songs on a heap of machines, not one of which …
Music reviews ranging from Residents to Jim McCarty.
by Dave Thompson The last few months have seen a slew of Velvet Underground reissues hit the racks – the anniversary reissue of their first, a colored vinyl re-do of their last, and a double package of out-takes. All excellent, …
Music reviews: Everything from Tiddlywinks to Traffic is covered.
Country Joe and the Fish and other releases give the music collector a lot to cheer about.
Dave Thompson reviews a stack of newly released books; subjects ranging from prog to punk rock.
New music reviews; everything from Wreckless Eric to Hawkwind have new albums (or box sets) out.